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Sunday morning project

I have a problem.....
It can consume several hours of my day.....
I dream of all the things I've seen and projects that I must do.....
So what is it I hear you ask?
PINTEREST!!

Honestly I spent hours on it yesterday getting loads of ideas and inspiration, luckily it resulted in me putting together this lovely new framed printable this morning.


1 winter printable + brown wrapping paper + an old frame = gorgeous new art in the hallway!


Well I must go now - have somewhere I need to be. (Pinterest - if you really wanna know!)

Check my Pinterest boards for the source of more fab printables.

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Photos are not of great quality as it is so dull here at the moment! More photos over on flickr!